St. Xavier's College, Kolkata BNCCI


International Conference on Emerging Perspectives in Commerce, Economics, Environment and Management - Transformation of the Global Economy.

13-14 September 2019

In collaboration with

BENGAL NATIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

and MICRO, SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES AND TEXTILES (MSME), GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL

Organized by Department of Commerce and Management Studies,
St. Xavier’s College


Themes

The conference invites original unpublished research papers (both conceptual and empirical) on following suggestive themes. Please note that these are only representative. Contributions on related studies within the realms of Economics, Finance, Development Studies, Accountancy, Management & related areas are greatly solicited.

Accounting and Finance

Accounting

Sub-themes:

  • Accounting for GST
  • Mandatory IFRS adoption improving Information Environment
  • Company’s Act 2013 vs Accounting Standards

Finance

Sub-themes:

  • Financial Institutions & Regulation
  • Financial Reporting Analysis
  • Financial Risk Management
  • International Business/Finance
  • Capital/Derivatives/Securities Market
  • Corporate Finance
  • Theoretical and empirical asset pricing
  • Corporate finance, capital structure and dividend policy
  • Asset allocation and investment management
  • Financial crises, systemic risk and macro-finance
  • Quality of financial reporting and adoption of IFRS
  • Corporate governance, executive compensation and ownership structure
  • Computational finance and financial econometrics
  • Financial risk analytics and management
  • Market microstructure and algorithmic trading
  • Financial policy choice, institutions and regulation
  • Financial literacy and financial education
  • Financial Analytics

Economics

  • Micro Fundamentals of Macro Growth
  • Institutional Framework for Inclusive Economic Growth
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Emerging Challenges of Growth
  • Policy Framework for Growth


Sub-themes:

Micro Fundamentals of Macro Growth:

  • Role of Physical Capital & Human Capital in Long-term Growth
  • Growth Implications of Savings & Investment
  • Rural Entrepreneurship and Inclusive Growth
  • Infrastructure and Creation of New Opportunities
  • Childhood Development, Education & Skill Development, and Transition to Work
  • Universal Health and Sanitation for Human Development
  • Gender and Development
  • Agriculture and Agri- Business and Rural Change in India
  • Informality and Labour Market
  • Social Capital

Institutional Framework for Inclusive Economic Growth:

  • Banking & Financial Inclusion
  • Small Finance Banks & Payment Banks
  • Micro Finance Institutions and Inclusive Growth
  • Self Help Groups and Empowerment
  • Non-Government Organisations as Growth Drivers
  • Legal Systems, Intellectual Property Rights and Economic Prosperity
  • Digital Platforms for Growth ,Environment & Sustainability
  • Green energy, Green Economy, Green Business and Green Computing
  • Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security
  • Industrialisation vs. Environment
  • Sustainable Business
  • Renewable Energy for Sustainability

Emerging Challenges of Growth :

  • Gender and Regional Disparities in Growth
  • Instabilities & Economic Volatilities- Inflation & Recession
  • Shadow Economy
  • Rising NPAs, Banking Crisis and Growth Impact
  • Jobless Growth
  • Climate Change & Challenges of Sustainability
  • Marginalisation and Policy

Policy Framework for Growth:

  • Fiscal Policy for Growth Stabilization
  • Tax reforms and ease of doing business
  • Growth Implication of Goods & Services Tax
  • Demonetization and growth impediments
  • Budget and Growth
  • Make in India, Skill India, Digital India, Smart Cities Initiatives
  • Monetary Policy & Economic Stability
  • CSR for Sustainability

Global Dimension of Growth & Sustainability:

  • International Trade and Economic Growth
  • Global Inclusion Practices: Lessons from Countries in Asia and Africa
  • FDI and FII: National Growth Perspective
  • Global Economic Volatilities and Impact on National Economies
  • Export-led growth & sustainability
  • Global/Regional Financial Organisations and Growth

Management

Sub-themes:

Human Resource Management:

  • Digital HRM
  • Employer Branding
  • Engaging & Maintaining Human Resources
  • Green HRM
  • HR Analytics
  • HRM & Entrepreneurship
  • HRM & Corporate Ethics
  • Strategic Human Resource Planning/ Strategic Staffing
  • Industrial Relations
  • Training & Development
  • Leadership, with focus on self-leadership
  • Managing People and Performance
  • Human Resource Information System
  • HRM in Creating Sustainable Organizations
  • HRM in Small Business
  • Employment relations and its relevance in the age of globalization
  • Work life balance

Marketing Management:

  • New age Marketing Strategy
  • Role of Social Media in Marketing
  • Changing Notions of Brand Meanings
  • Marketing & Sales Automation
  • Product Marketing
  • Content Marketing
  • New Product & Services development
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Brand Co-creation
  • Service Marketing Strategies
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Rural Marketing
  • Analyzing Marketing Opportunities & Strategy

Exploring Values, ethics and spirituality:

  • Understanding and exploring workplace spirituality and its impacts
  • Contribution of spirituality to contemporary CSR
  • Influence of spirituality on the internal culture of responsibility and ethics within an organization
  • Exploring the shift from ‘business ethics and responsibility' to ‘business spirituality'
  • The role of mindfulness in contemporary business
  • Analysis of the impact of spirituality on uncertainties and disruptions in business.
  • Case studies examining organizations demonstrating a spiritual focus
  • Role of Spirituality in Sustainability and Responsible Businesses
  • Human Values, Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Environment and Sustainability:

  • Inclusive and Equitable Economic Growth
  • Green Marketing and Responsible Consumerism
  • Solar and other sustainable Energies for future
  • Managing water crises in future
  • Sustainability Development Agenda 2030
  • Managing forest and other natural resources
  • Climate Change Management
  • Disaster and Crisis Management
  • Ensuring Environmental Sustainability
  • Education on Sustainability, Climate Change, Society, and Inclusiveness
  • Sustainability and Smart Cities
  • Sustainable Supply Chain Management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Global Reporting Initiatives and Corporate Sustainability
  • Corporate Citizenship and Corporate Governance Issues and Challenges
  • Managing Indigenous Cultures and Livelihood
  • Social Businesses, Sustainable Innovation and Ecopreneurship
  • Rio+20 and the Way Forward


Management challenges in a turbulent Economy:

  • Strategy, entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Leveraging Information to deal with the future
  • Supply chain Management
  • E-governance and E-Business
  • Managing start-up Ventures



 


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